Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 227

Table of Content: July, 2015; 7(5)

July 2015

Is That Real? Understanding Astronomical Images

This study examined what is believed to be “real” in images and how people – particularly non-experts – respond to and understand information that astronomical images attempt to convey. A convenience sample of 1,956 responded to an online survey created for this research. Results indicated that belief in the veracity of astronomical images is normally distributed, with males somewhat more...

Author(s): Lisa F. Smith, Kimberly K. Arcand, Jeffrey K. Smith, Randall K. Smith and Jay Bookbinder

July 2015

The use of social media technology in universities: A case of Solusi University, Zimbabwe

The twenty first century has witnessed a swift development in the production and usage of the Social Media Technology. Universities and other tertiary institutions have eagerly welcomed this development. However, a number of educationalists and material developers have foreseen the dangers of undue reliance and misuse of technology by these university students. This research wants to find out how productive do Solusi...

Author(s): Christina Dlamini, Fanuel Ncube and Stella Muchemwa